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Christmas 

Name Christmas
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Hook Gamakatsu, T10-6H, 2/0, modified
Tip Extra-fine oval, silver tinsel
Tag Scarlet floss
Tail Golden pheasant crest with black-tipped Indian crow sub as veiling
Butt Red wool between two black ostrich herl collars
Rib Medium oval, gold tinsel
Body highland green floss, light olive seal sub
Hackle  Light green from the second turn of tinsel
Throat Light green hackle
Wing A pair of jungle cock hackles back to back as underwing; married strips of red, highlander green, yellow, Kelly green and blue dyed goose shoulder
Shoulder  Jungle cock eye
Roofing  Iridescent tipped turkey secondary tail
Cheek Iridescent tipped Ringneck pheasant neck ring
Crest  Golden pheasant crest
Head Black

Christmas was originated and tied by Contributing Fly Tyer John Wood. Take a look at his contributor page, The Flies of John Wood, to see many more of his flies.

John's Notes: This is a pattern of my own imagination, inspired by the colors of Christmas.

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